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    PRESIDENT KENYATTA, IN HIS ADDRESS TO THE PEOPLE OF KENYA ON THE FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THEIR INDEPENDENCE, SAID RAPID EXPANSION OF THE COUNTRY'S PRODUCTION AND SERVICE INDUSTRIES WILL PROVIDE AN ANSWER OVER THE NEXT FIVE YEARS TO ITS UNEMPLOYMENT PROBLEMS HE WAS SPEAKING YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) AT A PACKED STADIUM IN NAIROBI WHERE HE WATCHED A TROOPING THE COLOUR CEREMONY, AND INSPECTED A GUARD OF HONOUR.

  • Description

    PRESIDENT KENYATTA, IN HIS ADDRESS TO THE PEOPLE OF KENYA ON THE FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THEIR INDEPENDENCE, SAID RAPID EXPANSION OF THE COUNTRY'S PRODUCTION AND SERVICE INDUSTRIES WILL PROVIDE AN ANSWER OVER THE NEXT FIVE YEARS TO ITS UNEMPLOYMENT PROBLEMS HE WAS SPEAKING YESTERDAY (THURSDAY) AT A PACKED STADIUM IN NAIROBI WHERE HE WATCHED A TROOPING THE COLOUR CEREMONY, AND INSPECTED A GUARD OF HONOUR.

    PRESIDENT KENYATTA TOLD A CHEERING CROWD OF SEVERAL THOUSAND PEOPLE THAN KENYANS COULD EXPECT EXTENSION AND IMPROVEMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES ON A NATIONAL SCALE.

    HIS ADDRESS CAME AT THE END OF A COLOURFUL MILITARY PARADE WHICH WAS HIGHLIGHTED BY A CEREMONY OF TROOPING THE COLOUR PERFORMED BY FOUR BATTALIONS OF THE KENYA RIFLES.

    THE PRESIDENT HAD EARLIER INSPECTED A GUARD OF HONOUR BY THE FIFTH BATTALION. OTHER CELEBRATIONS INCLUDED A SOCCER MATCH BETWEEN KENYA AND SOMALIA, A HORSE-RACE MEETING AND A STATE HOUSE GARDEN PARTY.

    PRESIDENT KENYATTA, WHO WAS GREETED ON ARRIVAL BY VICE PRESIDENT MOI, SAID THAT KENYA MUST BECOME A MODERN STATE IN EVERY SENSE OF WORLD SOCIETY, IN ALL FIELDS OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AND EVERY KIND OF HUMAN ENDEAVOUR.

    THIS COUNTRY MUST LAUNCH ITSELF NOW, HE SAID, TOWARDS THE GOALS OF HIGHER LIVING STANDARDS AND MAKING LIFE WORTHWHILE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAVJHMEURZXFV7UH9R18X60YLI
    Media URN:
    VLVAVJHMEURZXFV7UH9R18X60YLI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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